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Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem

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Built between 1893 and 1898 by the architect Paul Ferdinand Groth (*1859-1955*) following the designs of Friedrich Adler, the Church of the Redeemer currently houses Lutheran congregations that worship in Arabic, German, Danish, and English. The Church, together with the adjoining provost building, is the seat of the Provost of the German Protestant Ministries in the Holy Land ("Evangelisch in Jerusalem"). It also serves as the headquarters of the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, since this Arabic-speaking (Palestinian) church became independent from the German provost in 1979.


Built on land given to King William I of Prussia (after 1870 Kaiser Wilhelm I) in 1869 by Sultan Abdülaziz of the Ottoman Empire, the church was constructed from 1892-1898. The location had been the site of the old church of St. Mary Minor. In 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm II made a trip to Jerusalem to personally dedicate the new church. For the dedication of the church, the Kaiser entered the city on horse back through to specially made ceremonial arches, one a gift of the Ottoman Empire and one a gift from the local Jewish community. The church was dedicated on Reformation Day, 1898

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A: Jerusalem Old City Near The Holy Sepulchre Church

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Jerusalem Old City Near The Holy Sepulchre Church

B: Lutheran church of the Redeemer, Old city of Jerusalem, Israel.

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Also known as the German church, is located about 100 meters,south east of the Church of the Holy Sep...

Lutheran church of the Redeemer, Old city of Jerusalem, Israel.

C: The Muristan, Jerusalem Old City, Israel

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The Muristan, Jerusalem Old City, Israel

D: Muristan at night - Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处50远

The Muristan area is located inside the Christian quarter in Old City of Jerusalem, and includes the ...

Muristan at night - Jerusalem

E: Scene from Muristan Road Street, Jerusalem - The Church of the Redeemer in sight

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处50远

The Muristan area is located inside the Christian quarter, and includes the Avtimos market and the Ge...

Scene from Muristan Road Street, Jerusalem - The Church of the Redeemer in sight

F: Muristan by Night, Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处60远

Muristan by Night, Jerusalem

H: Ethiopian Monastery Backyard, Church of The Holy Spulchre, Jerusalem

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Ethiopian Monastery in Jerusalem also known by the name Debre Sultan and also Deir es-Sultan, is actu...

Ethiopian Monastery Backyard, Church of The Holy Spulchre, Jerusalem

I: Sanduka 08, Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处90远

Sanduka 08, Jerusalem

J: Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Night, Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处90远

Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Night, Jerusalem

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The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

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